Prevent Frozen Pipes-plumbing

The cold weather can cause so many home problems, including frozen pipes. Frozen pipes can lead to bursting and cause serious home damage. Follow these steps to winterize your pipes to avoid major issues this winter.

1. Insulate your pipes. You can use insulation sleeves wrapping or slip-on foam. 

2. Seal all cracks. Walk the exterior of your home to look for any openings. Cold air can enter through these cracks.

3. Keep the interior warm. It is important to keep the interior of your home between 68 and 72 degrees during the day. At night and while you are away, you can adjust the temperature to between 59 and 62 degrees.

4. Let your faucets drip. If temperatures dip lower than freezing, turn your faucets on for a low drip. This will keep water moving and prevent freezing.

If you have questions or need help winterizing your home, give us a call today!

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